Category Retail

2nd Half 2013 Outlook For Stocks/Bonds/Precious Metals

I apologize in advance for the long note. I am doing a first half summary, second half outlook and, what to watch for next week. DOW, S&P, NASDAQ, World Markets Close 2nd Qtr./1st. Half Of 2013; What Lies Ahead? The DOW, S∓P, NASDAQ all had stellar first halves and this was the third winning quarter […]

Russia Violating 1987 Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty

WASHINGTON FREE BEACON Treaty Cheating Russia Said to be Violating 1987 Missile Accord BY: Bill Gertz June 25, 2013 5:00 am Russia is engaged in a major violation of the terms of the 1987 Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with the United States by building a new medium-range missile banned under the accord, according to […]

Fascinating Interview With Author Of “The Rotten Heart Of Europe”

Fascinating CNBC Interview With Bernard Connolly, Author Of “The Rotten Heart Of Europe” Rick Santelli of CNBC had a fascinating and thought provoking interview this morning with Bernard Connolly today. Mr. Connolly is an Oxford educated British economist who is known for his pessimistic outlook for the Euro and the European Monetary Union. Having acknowledged […]

January Non-Farm Payroll Numbers

Good afternoon to all.  Yesterday, we got a nasty surprise with 4th quarter 2012 GDP in the U.S. coming in at -.1% instead of an expected gain of 1.1%.  Defense spending was down the most in one month (Dec.) in 40yrs (drawdown in Iraq/Afghanistan?) and overall government spending was down 15% — representing  a 1.3% hit to […]